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The Search for Intimate Love

A 200 page hardcover, sized at 11“ X 12”. Printed in Verona, Italy by Editoriale Bortolazzi-Stei— one of the finest bookmakers in the world. The book is offered in three beautiful European fabrics, with an enigmatic image of a heart, that invites the reader to open up.

This book explores the relationship between lovers, their parents and what is passed on.Being in intimate love with someone is only for those who are able to endure the set backs, and make a great effort in developing themselves in a way that is only possible with their lover.





Truly intimate, sometimes sad, and always beautiful, this hardcover book is an exploration of different kinds of love. Through color photography carefully paired with passages, poems and quotes, photographer Victor Gagliardi gives us a portrait of love in all its passion and wonder, chaos and confusion, risk and redemption. Signed by the photographer and printed in Italy.

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The Search For Intimate Love

With 95 new photographs illustrating insightful quotes from renowned writers, poets, musicians and therapists along with thoughts and passages written by Victor Gagliardi.


Leather Bound

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The Search For Intimate Love

An Italian hand-bound red leather, limited- edition is also available, featuring a raised cover image and presented in a handmade paper box.



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